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ESPEY – Shirley Louise (nee Wagner)

April 16, 1928 – February 22, 2010

Shirley Espey passed away peacefully on Monday, February 22, 2010 at the age of 81 years.

She is survived by daughter Kathy Coonfer (Cliff) of Olds; son Alan Espey (Pat) of Calgary; granddaughters, Shari Leedahl (Linus) of Sundre and Beth Espey (Doug) of Calgary; grandsons, Craig Espey (Renae) of Calgary and Jeff Leedahl (Jacquie) of Red Deer; and great grandchildren, Easton and Elyssa Leedahl, Kaitlyn and Sean Espey, and Jaycee and Carlee Clark; and her sisters, Ruth Shaw, Lola Kelly and Addie Bell, all of Ontario. She was predeceased by her husband Dave; infant son James Douglas; sister Doris Hall; and brothers, Neil and Noel Wagner.

Shirley was born in Toronto, Ontario and moved to Calgary with her family in1959. In her more active days, she enjoyed dancing, bowling, golf and cross-country skiing. She always enjoyed card games, crossword puzzles, scrabble and word games. There was nothing like a very bad pun to bring a smile to her face.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, March 1, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9 Telephone: (403) 410-1111, www.salvationarmy.org. The family would like to thank the caring staff at the Agape Hospice for making Mom’s final days more comfortable and peaceful.

In living memory of Shirley Espey, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Al and Pat and family

    I am very sorry to hear about your mom, grandma and great grandma. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Julee Poole

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  2. Kathy Sanderson :

    Kathy,

    I am so sorry for your loss. Wishing you and your family strength and peace at this difficult time.
    Thinking of you, big hugs.

    Kathy Sanderson

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  3. Ron/Agnes Thom :

    Allan\Kathy……… So very very sorry to hear about your Mom………. We have such great memories of Calgary and times spent with your Mom and Dad… They were awsome times and I cherish our memories

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  4. Marty and Patti Hall :

    Dear Family

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We will all remember and cherish our memories of Aunt Shirley. We have a heavy heart and feel your loss

    Love Marty and Patti
    Shaunavon Sask.

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  5. Wendy Gibson :

    Dear Al, Pat & family

    So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Wendy Gibson

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  6. Bob and Maggie Hunt :

    Dear Al, Pat and Family; Our condolences on your loss. Bob and Maggie Hunt.

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